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Response to liberal_at_heart (Reply #2)

Sun Sep 22, 2013, 11:59 AM

124. If that's "the purpose" of education,

then it's because the general public fucking ALLOWED it to become the purpose by enabling fucking corporate "reformers."

It's certainly ONE of the purposes of corporate education reform, the other being to privatize it in order to profit from the public money spent on education.

It's not the purpose of actual educators.

You want education to be about producing critically thinking, productive citizens? Put educators in charge of the system. Quit demonizing teachers, and quit participating in the destruction of the system by electing people who support corporate "reforms."

By "productive" citizens, I'm assuming you mean citizens that think independently and actively participate in their communities and governments, not productive worker drones.

It kills me to see the people that should be supporting and defending PUBLIC education propping up the ignorance and arrogance of this privileged little ass hat instead of attacking the source of the problem, not just with their voices, but with their time, energy, funds, and VOTES.

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